Poetry by SAIC Faculty Member Featured on Marsalis and Elling Jazz Album

Publication Date: 
September 23, 2016

A poem by SAIC faculty member Calvin Forbes (Writing) was recently featured on the jazz album “Upward Spiral” by distinguished vocalist Kurt Elling and tenor saxophonist Branford Marsalis. Forbes’ poem depicting a childhood memory of a boy and his mother is revamped into a cool jazz piece titled “Momma Said.”

“Upward Spiral” is now available on iTunes.